We examine how options finished at the end of each monthly expiry from August 2021 onward.
We examine whether the top 15 nifty gainers of the last year are continuing to outperform the other nifty stock this year
Returns and CAGRs of several BSE and NSE indices over several years
See the 20 biggest gainers in the 25 years from May 31, 1996 to May 28, 2021. The sensex has gone up 13.8 times during that interval.
The current 50 nifty stocks are ranked by their returns over the last five years (3 May 2016 to 3 May 2021). The stocks are arranged by their performance rank, and the sensex, nifty, nifty 500 and the bank nifty also included to show how they compared with stocks.
See the 30 biggest gainers from the nifty 500 from March 23, 2020 to April 30, 2021. March 23, 2020 was the date the sensex bottomed out at 25,981.24.
This post summarises what we know (so far) about Lineage B.1.617, the so-called "double mutant" COVID-19 variant first discovered in India in October last year. Of particular concern are two questions - is it responsible for the rapid escalation of the virus in India, and are vaccines effective against it.
The Guardian has published its list of the 100 top football players which is picked by their panel at the end of every year. Polish player Robert Lewandowski of Bayern Munich tops the list, followed by Messi and Ronaldo. 20-year old goal-scoring sensation Norwegian Erling Haaland of Borussia Dortmund has vaulted his way to the sixth spot.
China has plans to build another dam on the Brahmaputra in Medog, just 30km along its border with India in Arunachal Pradesh. The dam is to be built to generate three times as much power as the controversial Three Gorges Dam - where flooding had caused considerable concern earlier in 2020, with fears that the dam could break.
Hacking group Cozy Bear, apparently backed by Russian government agencies, hacked 18,000 US companies and parts of the US government using vulnerabilities in Microsoft, SolarWinds and VMWare.
The discovery in the UK of a new covid-19 mutation which spreads 70% more rapidly has caused equity markets worldwide to tank sharply, with the sensex and European indices among the worst hit. Crude Oil, Airline stocks and the British Pound were also among the hardest hit assets.
With five covid-19 vaccines already deployed, and over 200 in development, an individual may be able to choose more than one of these - once the initial backlog is cleared. There have been no scientific studies on whether such an action would provide greater immunity, but it is generally believed it would - not unlike the booster shots which are already being given in more familiar vaccines.
Airbnb had a spectacular debut on NASDAQ, with the stock surging from its IPO price of $68 to a closing of $144.71 on Thursday (December 10). As a result, loss-making Airbnb now has a valuation of $86 billion, making it twice the size of the world's largest hotel group Marriott.
You have no chance convincing people who have a deep-rooted belief in something - even though facts and logic show that they are completely wrong. At the same time, we do need to argue to make our case on several occasions, and neuroscience and psychology provide some useful tactics to get one's point across.
Elon Musk's SpaceX declared their Starship SN8 test flight to be a success, even though it exploded while attempting to land. The rocket is a prototype of the craft that will fly to Mars, land there, and return in 2024. It will eventually carry humans to the planet. <p class="p-2 border-bottom border-warning"></p>